George HW Bush Training at Sea

03/25/2013
03/25/2013: U.S. Sailors remove slot seals from a catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) while in the Atlantic Ocean Jan. 8, 2013. George H.W. Bush was conducting training and carrier qualifications. [slidepress gallery='george-hw-bush-training-at-sea'] Credit:Defense Imagery Management Operations Center:1/12/13 In photo 2,…

Coast Guard Cutter Forward Returns to Homeport

03/11/2013
03/11/2013: The Coast Guard Cutter Forward returns to homeport in Portsmouth, Va., Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, after a 45-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea in support of Operation Martillo. The law enforcement crews aboard the Forward teamed with crew members from the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence and an embarked aviation…

Firing Javelin Anti Tank Weapon

10/25/2012
10/25/2012: Marines assigned to combined anti-armor team (CAAT), Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 3/2, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fire TOW missile systems and a Javelin shoulder-fired anti-tank missile at Fort Pickett, Va., Sept. 12, 2012. This training is part of the 26th MEU’s pre-deployment training program. BLT 3/2 is one…

Marines Train in Detecting IEDs

10/15/2012
10/15/2012: Marines of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conduct an IED detection training exercise at Fort Pickett, Va., Sept. 12, 2012. IED training is a vital part of the MEU's pre-deployment exercises to ensure that Marines and sailors know how to react swiftly and safely in the event of…

USN and the French Navy Working Together in Bold Alligator 2012

02/15/2012
02/14/2012: U.S. Navy Landing Craft Air Cushion carries French vehicles to the shoreline in an exercise off the coast of Virginia.Exercise Bold Alligator 2012, the largest naval amphibious exercise in the past 10 years, represents the Navy and Marine Corps revitalization of the full range of amphibious operations. The exercise…